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Re: Upgrade 1.2.3 to 1.3.0

From: Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-03-06 18:22:46 CET

Pieter Coucke wrote:

> In the releasenotes
> (http://subversion.tigris.org/svn_1.3_releasenotes.html)
> there's the sentence: "To upgrade an existing installation, just install
> the
> newest libraries and binaries on top of the older ones. (WARNING: if you're
> using Berkeley DB repositories, installing a new binary distribution of
> Subversion may force you to upgrade Berkeley DB as well, see Unexpected
> Berkeley DB Upgrades below.)" which make me wonder 2 things:
>
> - To upgrade my server I should just run the "svn-1.3.0-setup.exe" at
> http://subversion.tigris.org/servlets/ProjectDocumentList?folderID=91
> without installing firts the 1.2.3 SVN?

No. First install the 1.2.3 SVN.
See the instructions here:
http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#bdb43-upgrade

I'd recommend the following procedure:
old: svnadmin recover
old: svnadmin dump path/to/repo > dumpfile
new: svnadmin create path/to/converted/repo
new: svnadmin load path/to/converted/repo < dumpfile

That way you will get a repository based on FSFS instead of BDB, which
means you won't have upgrade problems in the future.

> - I used originally the Svn1ClickSetup-0.8.6.exe (SVN 1.2.3 and TortoiseSVN
> 1.2.5): Should I do anything for the BerkeleyDB? How can I see which
> version
> of BerkeleyDB I'm using?

svn --version
or in the TSVN about box.

Stefan

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